RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XTec Incorporated and Oberthur Technologies will partner for an exhibit at the upcoming Health Information Systems Society 2014 Conference, signaling the industry leaders’ commitment to emerging security solutions for the health care community. The conference attracts nearly 37,000 vendors, health care professionals and clinicians from around the world.
“OT is looking forward to expanding our successful relationship with XTec. Leveraging our dominant position in PIV deployments with the federal government provides us the expertise to address the concerns of the health care market,” explained Rick Patrick, SVP, Identity, North America. “Our smartcard technology, combined with XTec’s solutions, offers Medicaid patients, hospitals and first responders with the best available technology to reduce fraud and improve efficiency.”
“XTec’s PIV-I health care solution presents a robust opportunity for eliminating fraudulent activity and strengthening overall security for health care transactions,” explained Kevin Kozlowski, XTec’s executive vice president. “We are excited about partnering with Oberthur to introduce more health care professionals to our capabilities.”
A derivative of the federal PIV card, PIV-I offers information assurance for health care customers, proving particularly useful for customers who interface with federal entities, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Oberthur and XTec have previously partnered to provide both PIV-I and PIV solutions to a range of government and private-sector customers.
XTec is a leader in secure, interoperable authentication and verification systems. XTec develops, produces and licenses enterprise-level security solutions for credentialing, access control, information systems and electronic commerce for a wide range of government and commercial uses. XTec's focus is providing a secure foundation from which customers can build secure enterprise Web-based applications and cryptographic systems. XTec is a leading solutions provider for smart card based identity and access management and is recognized as a leader in both government and commercial circles for its expertise and products for credentialing, identity, secure payment and access control. For more information visit www.xtec.com.
About Oberthur Technologies
OT is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of smart phones. Present in the Payment, Telecommunications and Identity markets, OT offers end-to-end solutions in the Smart Transactions, Mobile Financial Services, Machine-to-Machine, Digital Identity and Transport & Access Control fields. OT employs over 6,000 employees worldwide, including 600 R&D people. With more than 50 sales offices across 5 continents and 10 facilities, OT’s international network serves clients in 140 countries. For more information visit www.oberthur.com.